Why Is Drywall Removed After a Water Loss?
Why does drywall need to be removed and not dried after a water loss?
In most cases, drywall can be dried within 3 to 5 days when drying equipment is placed by a restoration company. However, in some cases, the drywall will require removal due to certain circumstances during water damage.
- If drywall is affected by "grey or black water" that carries contaminates- The drywall will have to be removed and replaced. Examples of this type of water can be found here.
- If drywall has wet insulation in the wall cavities, the drywall and insulation will have to be removed and replaced.
- If drywall has double layers, the Drywall's layers will have to be removed and replaced.
- If drywall was not professionally dried and secondary damages occurred- The drywall will have to be removed and replaced.
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